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Evening gown

1998.5408 (RS22571)

Description

Ivory colored evening gown w/ brocaded metallic leaf decoration; applique trim running length of gown, both sides of front. White lace neckline and sleeve cuffs. Train at back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Printed on interior waist garter: ""Mme Chapuis Jne./ ROBES & MANTEAUX/ 19 RUE de Richelieu. PARIS""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brocading
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Brocaded
brocading
evening dresses (garments)
GOWN, EVENING
Silk
silk (textile)
Wedding
weddings
Accession Number
1998.5408
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24586

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